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Hampshire and the Isle of Wight's diverse landsape makes for a unique selection events suitable for the whole family. With a national park, three cities and miles of coastline, there's bound to be something for you within hundreds of event listings. 

What's on in Hampshire this weekend?

To find out what's on in Hampshire today or this weekend, use the search box above to narrow down your required date. Families on a budget can look out for the many free events taking place while there's plenty of fun activities for kids to do whether it's during the holidays or for a weekend break.

Exciting entertainment takes place all year round with an enviable supply of themed festivals. Hampshire's fertile rural landscape means that food and drink plays a big part in the county's event calendar with local produce championed and enjoyed through Farmers' Markets, beer festivals, celebrity visits and plenty of tasting opportunities!

From an aviation hub in Farnborough, to the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu and nautical links with the Solent and Isle of Wight, specialist transport events are big in Hampshire and are a great reason for a day trip or weekend break.

If you're looking for what's on in Hampshire on a rainy day, there's a selection of theatres with a calendar of events featuring comedy, concerts, musicals and plays.

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If you're travelling from outside the area for an event in Hampshire, there are numerous hotels and other accommodation options to suit your needs.

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Hampshire events near me

The guide below shows our calendar of events in Hampshire. Whether you're local or visiting the area, find what's happening near you by clicking the Map View button.

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  1. Southamptons Western Walls and Vaults Walk

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    Type:

    Guided Walk

    Southampton

    Guided Tours of the Southampton's historic old town take place throughout the year, commencing from the south side of the Bargate near the entrance to the Bargate Shopping Centre.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018
  2. Bargate Markets

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    Type:

    Sale

    Southampton

    The pedestrianised area by the Bargate Monument is the home to many popular markets. The markets are co-ordinated by Southampton City Council in partnership with Southern Market Traders Co-operative.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018
  3. Army Medical Services in the 1st World War

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Aldershot

    The Army Medical Services Museum is commemorating the 1st World War through a new gallery following events that happened one hundred years ago.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018Various Opening Times
  4. Explorers Trail at Marwell Wildlife

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    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Winchester

    Pick up your Explorers Trail at Marwell's info cabin for a suggested donation of £1. They suggest families bring a pencil to complete the name and activities of children taking part, but the trail can be done without a pencil by collecting all nine...

    Venue

    Marwell Zoo, Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  5. Make a bear puppet at Brading Roman Villa

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    Type:

    Childrens Events

    BRADING

    "We're going on a bear hunt" is at Brading Roman Villa. Come to the villa and hunt for the parts to make your bear puppet. Then come inside and decorate him. You can also decorate masks, make a mosaic coaster and lots more.

    Venue

    Brading Roman Villa, Sandown

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to20 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 16:30
  6. Antique, Collectibles Vintage and Retro Market

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    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    Winchester

    Enjoy our Antiques, Vintage Retro and 20th Century Collectibles Markets where loyal local vendors will be proudly showing all manner of wonderful pieces from a bygone era.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018
  7. Hidden Heroes at Carisbrooke Castle Museum

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    NEWPORT

    10th Feb – 28th October 2018 New displays celebrating the diverse Hidden Heroes of the Isle of Wight. Come and discover more about the Island people who, across more than 1,000 years of history, have achieved something remarkable or made a special...

    Dates

    From:
    10 Feb 2018to28 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  8. The Lost Tapestries at The Vyne

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    Type:

    Tour

    Basingstoke

    On this family trail, help recover and fit together jigsaw pieces of oriental tapestries hidden in nooks and crannies across the grounds. Pick up your trail sheet at visitor reception. Young explorers will love this quest through ancient grounds in...

    Venue

    The Vyne, Basingstoke and Deane

    Dates

    From:
    10 Feb 2018to30 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  9. Hidden Heroes at the Classic Boat Museum Gallery

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    EAST COWES

    The Hidden Heroes exhibition is at the Classic Boat Museum Gallery in Columbine Rd, East Cowes from 10th February and runs until end of September 2018. 2pm on 10th Feb 10am daily thereafter Ever since the waters rose and created the Isle of...

    Dates

    From:
    10 Feb 2018to30 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  10. Bear Hunt Pick a Pearl Experience

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    Type:

    Special Events

    BRIGHSTONE

    Come along to the isle of Wight Pearl and discover your very own Bear to treasure forever!
    Treat yourself to a Bear Hunt Pearl Experience for £65 which includes a Pick a Pearl and a Pearl Masterclass with one of our pearl experts. You can then have...

    Dates

    From:
    30 Mar 2018to31 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 17:30
  11. Curious About Portsmouth

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    Type:

    Tour

    Portsmouth

    Have fun discovering Portsmouth with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or instantly download & get curious!
    Are you curious about Portsmouth? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the...

    Dates

    From:
    30 Mar 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  12. Stand Up Paddle Boarding Castle Experience

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    Type:

    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Keyhaven

    Do you want a paddling experience for you and your family that's completely different and unique in a stunning location? The New Forest Paddle Sport Company offer a Castle Experience Tour in conjunction with Hurst Castle.

    Dates

    From:
    31 Mar 2018to27 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 12:00
  13. Sunday Lunch Dip & Dine

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    Type:

    Food

    Hayling Island, Portsmouth

    Sunday Dinner still not organised? Enjoy a swim followed by lunch with us at the Langstone Hotel!
    Call us on 02392 465011 to book your spaces!

    Dates

    From:
    4 Apr 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 08:00 - 00:00
  14. Afternoon Tea

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    Type:

    Food

    Hayling Island, Portsmouth

    The Langstone Hotel provides a tranquil setting to enjoy your Afternoon Tea consisting of freshly made finger sandwiches served with an array of savoury delights alongside warmed traditional scones, Rhodda's clotted cream and strawberry jam and a...

    Dates

    From:
    4 Apr 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 00:00
  15. Object in Focus 2018 at Hinton Ampner

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Alresford

    Hinton Ampner's new Object in Focus series showcases items from Ralph Dutton's personal collection. First in the series, featuring part of  their collection previously unseen by the public, this exhibition focuses on Ralph Dutton's passion for...

    Dates

    From:
    2 June 2018to18 Nov 2018Open 11:00 - 15:30
  16. National Trust Object In Focus 2018

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    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Alresford

    Our new Object in Focus series showcases items from Ralph Dutton's personal collection. First in the series, featuring part of our collection previously unseen by the public, this exhibition focuses on Ralph Dutton's passion for ceramics.

    Normal...

    Dates

    From:
    2 June 2018to18 Nov 2018Open 11:00 - 15:30
  17. Dazzle: Disguise and Disruption in War and Art at St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Lymington

    This unique exhibition at St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery looks at the development of Dazzle and features original ship models, Dazzle plans and artworks made to record and celebrate the scheme. The exhibition includes works by Wilkinson, Edward...

    Dates

    From:
    16 June 2018to23 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 04:00
  18. Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    HM Naval Base, Portsmouth

    Major exhibition unveiled at home of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Almost a fifth of the UK population, almost 12 million people, now have at least one tattoo. From tribal designs to inspirational quotes, traditional-style inkings to...

    Dates

    From:
    30 June 2018to6 Jan 2019Open 10:00 - 16:30
  19. ARTIST ROOMS: Agnes Martin at The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Winchester

    Don't miss two small exhibitions created by local young people in response to the works of Agnes Martin works in the City Space gallery, 7 July – 6 September. This exhibition draws from the ARTIST ROOMS touring collection of over 1,600 works of...

    Dates

    From:
    7 July 2018to7 Oct 2018Open 09:00 - 19:00
  20. ARTIST ROOMS Agnes Martin

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    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Winchester

    The career of Agnes Martin (1912 – 2004) spanned nearly five decades. During this time, she became one of America's foremost abstract painters. Her style was underpinned by her deep belief in the emotive and expressive power of art. She sought to...

    Dates

    From:
    7 July 2018to7 Oct 2018Open 09:00 - 15:00